Florida Senate - 2010 CS for SB 1776
By the Committee on Commerce; and Senator Altman
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to space and aerospace infrastructure;
3 creating s. 331.370, F.S.; revising authorized uses of
4 specified Space Florida appropriations; providing an
5 effective date.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9 Section 1. Section 331.370, Florida Statutes, is created to
11 331.370 Space and aerospace infrastructure.—Notwithstanding
12 any other provisions of law, funds provided in Specific
13 Appropriation 2649 of chapter 2008-152, Laws of Florida, for
14 Space and Aerospace Infrastructure to make improvements to
15 Launch Complex 36 on the 45th Space Wing property may also be
16 used by Space Florida for improvements to other launch complexes
17 and space transportation facilities in order to attract new
18 space vehicle testing and launch business to the state; to
19 address intermodal requirements and impacts of the launch
20 ranges, spaceports, and other space transportation facilities;
21 and to assist in the development of joint-use facilities and
22 technology that support aviation and aerospace operations,
23 including high-altitude and suborbital flights and range
24 technology development.
25 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.